The 11 Best 'Comedy Bang! Bang!' Characters and Impersonations
by Roger Cormier And so here we are, the day of the second season premiere of Comedy Bang! Bang!, the television show based on the funny podcast and former live showcase of the same name. Scott Aukerman and company have managed to take the successful, idiosyncratic style of humor from one medium to ... [Read More]
Comedy Central launches CC:Stand-Up Direct offering access to stand-up comedy for $5
Comedy Central has launched a new app for comedy fans that will allow anyone to partake in the “Louis C.K. model” with CC:Stand-Up Direct. Launched today, the app will allow for comedy fans to digitally download from an online marketplace of 22 (and growing) original hour-long specials f... [Read More]
Flying a holding pattern: Multiple sitcom pilots still up in the air for network schedules in 2014
The Walking Dead, a show about life in Georgia just after the zombie apocalypse, has emerged this year as America's most popular TV series -- not just on cable, but also beating just about anything living and breathing on the broadcast networks among viewers 18-49. As the networks watch viewers jump... [Read More]
John Mulaney’s Pilot Still Might Happen! (Fingers Crossed)
Oh man! Nothing makes me more excited than this! We all know that NBC, for some crazy reason, decided to pass on John Mulaney’s comedy pilot loosely based on his [...]Author informationJazmine HillAssociate Editor at Serial OptimistFuture writer director. 22 year old girl with the sensibilitie... [Read More]
NBC passes on new John Mulaney’s comedy pilot, FOX picks it up
It makes no sense to me why anyone would pass on a John Mulaney and Martin Short combo but lucky for comedy lovers FOX snagged it up. Yes, believe it or not, NBC decided to pass on, SNL writer, John Mulaney’s new untitled comedy pilot staring both Mulaney and Short, while Fox on the other [...... [Read More]
Funny Or Die’s Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival
Dave Chappelle and Flight of the Conchords will headline Funny or Die’s Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival tour this summer, over five weekends in August and September. For the first [...]Author informationJohn Michael SimkoContributing EditorJohn Michael Simko is a pop culture enthusiast... [Read More]
Man accused of stealing other comedian’s jokes, gains huge Twitter following (poll)
Salon.com posted an article about a South Carolina minister named Sammy Rhodes aka @prodigalsam who has been accused of stealing jokes by many high-profile comedians like Patton Oswalt, Rob Delaney, Louis C.K., and John Mulaney. In fact, Rhodes has built quite the following on Twitter, gaining nearl... [Read More]
NBC Passes on John Mulaney’s Pilot
Can I just have my diva moment for a second? First of all, if you don’t know who John Mulaney is, I’d like you to take $20 from me, buy yourself a shovel, dig a huge pit and then throw yourself into it. I’ll throw in a rope if you p... [Read More]
Comedian John Mulaney lands television deal with Lorne Michaels and NBC
This should come as no surprise to true comedy lovers: stand-up comedian and former Saturday Night Live writer John Mulaney has landed a deal to produce a television pilot for NBC. Written by Mulaney and helmed by SNL honcho Lorne Michaels, the as-of... [Read More]